Applying to study in the UK

MABECS makes UK degree applications easy.

We take care of everything in your UK degree application with your cooperation - free of charge. Whichever stage of degree application you are at, MABECS consultants can jump in right away.

Here’s a quick overview of four major steps in the application process:


Before applying

Find guidance on the right course and university including rankings, research ratings, entry requirements, and more.

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University rankings

Are university rankings really important? Rankings should not be the only factor that students focus on when determining their university choices. Read on to find out why.

List of UK universities

MABECS is the only UK education specialist in Malaysia with the widest network of UK university partners. Find out which universities these are.

Course styles and content

The same subject can be taught in very different ways from one university to another. What’s a sandwich course and what’s project work? Find out the differences in course styles and content across...

University environment

The environment of the university that you choose can have a great impact on your student life at the university. Universities in the UK are located in towns and cities of varying sizes. Find out more...


Is the course you’re applying for accredited and recognised locally by the relevant professional body in Malaysia? Find out what to look out for.

Entry requirements

Different universities have different entry grades. Read on to find out more.

Applying for 2nd or 3rd year admission

Is it possible to gain admission into the second or third year of a Bachelor’s Degree course in a UK university? Find out the possibility here and the steps to get there.

Average fees & costs

Fees vary significantly across the country and between universities. Read on to find out annual tuition fee ranges at UK universities and also average cost of living in the UK.

Scholarships and student loans

Looking for scholarships or loans for your UK studies? All your scholarship questions answered here, for both undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.

UK student reviews

Discover real UK student reviews by the UK’s National Student Survey (NSS).

Official university QA reports

Having considered student reviews, it is also equally important to consider official QA reports of the university you are interested in. Find out more.

What is the Research Excellence Framework?

Learn more about the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

What are league tables?

League tables claim to rank the universities in order of excellence. Learn how you should look at league tables and questions you should ask about them.


Applying through UCAS

All things UCAS - from how to write a good personal statement, to mock interviews, and even monitoring students' application progress.

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Step-by-step overview of my application

Is your UCAS application too much to handle? Here’s a quick A-Z overview of a typical UCAS application with your MABECS consultant’s help!

Application deadlines (2019)

Not all UK universities and courses have the same October deadlines. Read on to find out all application deadlines for 2019 entry.

Personal Statement 101

Find out firsthand from MABECS’ experienced UK education specialists on tips to do well in your personal statement, what to include and what not to include.

Your reference

Your reference is an important part of your UCAS application. The reference is usually written by someone who knows you academically, for example, a teacher. Learn what should be included in your refe...

UCAS terms explained

UCAS can be a maze if you don’t understand terms such as Insurance or Clearing. It doesn’t refer to buying insurance, just in case you’re wondering. Here’s a list of frequently-encountered UCA...

What happens after you apply?

Feeling nervous about your application? Here’s what to expect after you’ve submitted your application.


Tests and requirements

PTE, UCAT or LNAT tests are available through MABECS without having to find another third party.

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Register for IELTS

Register for your International English Language Testing System here. Tests will be conducted at the British Council test centre.

Register for LNAT

Register for your the Law National Aptitude Test here.

Register for UCAT

Register for your University Clinical Aptitude Test here.

Register for PTE Academic

Register for your PTE Academic here.


Pre-departure help

We also help to provide guidance from flight bookings, visa applications, and suitable accommodations to stay in.

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Applying for your UK student visa

Malaysian nationals intending to study in the UK will be required to apply for a student visa. Find out how.

Health and insurance in the UK

If you are a Malaysian intending to study in the UK, you are required to pay an Immigration Health Surcharge (HIS) when submitting your visa application. Learn more.

Banking and finances in the UK

Learn about spending money in the UK and banking matters.

Student accommodation in the UK

Where should you stay in the UK - on campus or off campus? MABECS consultants provide some tips here.

Packing for the UK

So you are all set to fly off to the UK, but what should you pack? Don’t miss out on this list!

Arriving in the UK and what to expect

Don’t be unprepared. Find out what to expect the moment you arrive in the UK

Working in the UK

Wondering what are the laws governing part-time work as a student in the UK? Or considering a job in the UK after graduation? We have the answers!

Queen Mary University of London, England


Why Queen Mary?

Queen Mary has designed its degrees to make sure you stand out from the crowd.

  • 92% of graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating (based on a survey of UK students only – DHLE 2016/17).
  • Queen Mary is one of the UK’s leading universities.
  • It is part of the University of London.

Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research universities, committed to improving social justice and achieving the previously unthinkable. A Russell Group university based in east London, the University teaches across the full disciplinary spectrum. With staff and students from over 160 nationalities, it is one of the most diverse higher education institutions in the world.

Be recognised

With students from over 160 nationalities, Queen Mary is one of the most diverse institutions in the world, located in one of the most diverse cities in the world. By the time you leave, you will have friends and contacts all over the globe. Many of Queen Mary’s undergraduate degrees allow you to extend the study of your chosen subject with an additional year abroad. Queen Mary also has sites in China, Malta and Paris.


Queen Mary students have gone on to make a difference in recognised organisations around the world.

  • Accenture
  • BAE Systems
  • BBC
  • Citizens UK
  • Civil Service
  • Crisis
  • Deloitte
  • Environment Agency
  • EY
  • Financial Times
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Institute of Cancer Research
  • KPMG
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • NHS
  • Penguin Random House
  • Transport for London
  • UK Parliament

Queen Mary degrees prepare you for the future

Find your course – Queen Mary offers degrees across the full teaching spectrum including subjects that you may not have studied before

Explore new subjects – many courses provide you with the opportunity to study other subjects and learn new skills in addition to your core subject

Discover the world – many of Queen Mary undergraduate degrees allow you to extend the study of your chosen subject with an additional year abroad. Many subjects also have international fieldwork opportunities and a chance to take part in overseas internships and summer programmes.

Connect with industry and business – get experience with leading organisations in the commercial, charity and public sectors

Make a difference – become part of Queen Mary’s story of social justice, by giving your time and expertise to local community projects.

Career support

Queen Mary’s Careers and Enterprise team supports you for two years after you graduate, and will help you get the edge you need in today’s job market.

The team provides:

  • workshops and guidance to help you apply effectively for work experience and graduate jobs
  • events where you can meet employers from across the city
  • award-winning work experience programmes to help you gain invaluable skills
  • financial and other support to help you start or grow your own business or social enterprise.

The Queen Mary community

The diverse profile of Queen Mary undergraduate students in London is distinctive for a Russell Group university and any research-leading university across the world:

  • 9 per cent are from the EU
  • 35 per cent are from non-EU overseas countries
  • 91 per cent are from state school
  • 60 per cent are BAME
  • 42 per cent are first into Higher Education
  • 27 per cent are from households where the annual taxable income is less than £10k.

Source: Queen Mary University of London’s website


Undergraduate & Postgraduate:


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University Info

  • “I didn’t expect MABECS to do this much for me. My consultant, Ms. Maha was very, very helpful with my personal statement and a lot of things. When I contacted MABECS, I didn’t know it was free of charge, because I would have paid for it if I needed to!”

    HELP University
  • “MABECS performed above my expectations because I didn’t expect my application complications to go through smoothly.”

    KDU University College
  • “MABECS’ work is very tip-top because they do work on time. If they need a document from me, they will be upfront about the deadlines from the start. That makes it easier for me.”

    International Islamic School Malaysia

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